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Maui and the sun

a Maori tale

by Gavin Bishop

  • 21 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by North-South Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sun,
  • New Zealand.
    • Subjects:
    • Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore.,
    • Folklore -- New Zealand.,
    • Sun -- Folklore.

    • About the Edition

      The Maori people of New Zealand tell this version of the Polynesian folktale in which a trickster uses magical powers to slow the movement of the sun.

      Edition Notes

      Statementretold and illustrated by Gavin Bishop.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.B55 Mau 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL799913M
      ISBN 10155858577X, 1558585788
      LC Control Number95036186

      Maui and the sun We have been reading the book Maui and the sun. It's about how Maui and his brothers work as a team to slow down the sun so that everyone can enjoy longer days. We talked about how we are a team as well and shared our ideas about how we all help in our classroom. Then we made our own sun and took photos of ourselves pulling the Author: Miss Mac.   How Maui slowed the Sun - By Peter Gossage. Search. Library. Log in. Sign up. Watch fullscreen. 5 years ago | views. How Maui slowed the Sun - By Peter Gossage 5 years ago | views. How Maui slowed the Sun - By Peter Gossage. Report. Browse more videos. Playing next. Full E-book Maui Slows the Sun For Online. dm.

      Maui and the Sun is a traditional legend from the Maori people of New Zealand. It explains how Maui and his brothers slow the sun’s journey across the sky to make the days longer for eating, fishing, and hunting. Features of the Book – The use of paragraphs to break the text. – The use of direct speech. – The personification of the sun. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Maui and the Sun (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

      Faced with short days and long nights Maui comes up with a plan to slow the sun’s passage through the sky. With the help of his brothers, Maui sets out for the home of the sun to catch it .   How Maui slowed the Sun We have a range of books on the adventures of ‘Maui’ at Kindergarten. These books are extremely popular with the children, beautifully written and illustrated and the teachers find themselves reading them again and again!


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Maui and the sun by Gavin Bishop Download PDF EPUB FB2

Maui and the Sun: A Maori Tale. Tales of Maui have been told by the Maori for thousands of years. Here, Maui and his brothers decide to catch the sun and teach it a lesson. The sun, in its haste to get back to bed, raced across the sky each day, leaving only a few hours of sunlight for fishing/5.

Maui and the Sun Paperback – May 1, by Gavin Bishop (Author)/5(3). It tells how trickster Maui captured the sun with a net so that the day could be longer. Jay Williams' The Amazing Things Maui Did (), with handsome illustrations by Charles Mikolaycak, remains the definitive picture-book edition of Maui stories; this dialogue-rich alternative is more accessible to young children.

An informative source note by Bishop, a native New Zealander, is appended/5(3). Maui and the Sun [June Melser, Cliff Whiting] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1). But Maui and the sun book Maui did not know was the sun did. not go to bed so Maui and his iwi could not. sleep. So Maui tied the moon to the sun so.

they could sleep, eat, cook, fish and hunt. THE Maui and the sun book. This book was created and published on StoryJumper™. © StoryJumper, Inc. Maui and the Sun: A Maori Tale North-South Books, - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages 0 Reviews Maui, a hero of Maori myths, and his brother are angered that the sun races across the sky so.

How Maui Slowed the Sun (Kolowalu Book) Hardcover – September 1, by Suelyn Ching Tune (Author)Cited by: 3. retold by June Melser. pictures by Cliff Whiting.

This is a retelling of the legend of Māui’s successful campaign to slow the sun. Lively dialogue helps to develop characterisation and. Peter Gossage’s much-loved retelling of this famous Maori myth is now available as a sturdy board book.

Faced with very short days and very long nights, Maui comes up with a plan to slow the Sun’s passage through the sky. Peter Gossage’s much-loved retelling of this famous Maori myth has captivated young children for generations.

The sun had begun to wake and was rising from the pit. They quickly ran back to their huts grabbed hold of their ropes and hid behind the wall of clay, trembling as they waited for Māui's orders. Māui hid.

From the animated series, A Maui Te Tipua - Maui, the Enchanted. How Maui slowed the Sun Based on the books beautifully written and illustrated by New Zealand author, Peter Gossage.

In Te Reo Maori. Maui and the Sun: A Maori Tale by Gavin Bishop Not all products on the Whitcoulls website are stocked in our stores - many books are sourced directly from our suppliers to fill your order. The shipping time frames are shown for each product just above the Add to Cart button on the page/ Tales of Maui have been told by the Maori for thousands of years.

Here, Maui and his brothers decide to catch the sun and teach it a lesson. The sun, in its haste to get back to bed, raced across the sky each day, leaving only a few hours of sunlight for fishing. Armed with ropes and his enchanted weapon, he and his brothers travel to the edge of the pit where the sun slept to lay their trap.

Several feature the remarkable culture hero Maui – the quick-witted and the trickster – whose exploits include slowing the sun in its course across the sky, fishing up the North Island/Te Ika a Maui, discovering the secret of fire and his attempt to trick the goddess of death and become immortal.

How Maui Slowed the Sun (UH Press) by Suelyn Ching Tune is an adaptation of that tale. This keiki picture book illustrated by Robin Yoko Burningham, is told from the point of view of a young Maui, still in his boyhood who doesn’t have enough daylight hours to fly his kite.

Maui and the Sun Maui, had not been long at home with his brothers when he began to think, that it was too soon after the rising of the sun that it became night again, and that the sun again sank down below the horizon, every day, every day; in the same manner the days appeared too short to him.

Get this from a library. Maui and the sun. [June Melser; Cliff Whiting; New Zealand. School Publications Branch.] -- How Maui and his brothers slow the sun down to lengthen the days. From the animated series, A Maui Te Tipua - Maui, the Enchanted. How Maui found his Mother () Based on the books beautifully written and illustrated by.

Maui te whare kino ("Maui the house of trouble"). Origin myth. The offspring of Tū (humankind) increased and multiplied and did not know death until the generation of Māui-tikitiki. Birth. Māui is the son of Taranga, the wife of Makeatutara.

He has a miraculous birth – his mother threw her premature infant into the sea wrapped in a tress. In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read.

LibraryThing Review User Review - Lauramel - LibraryThing. The illustrations in this story depict the lives of ancient Hawaiians. Although there is some violence with Maui beating the suns' legs until it crosses the sky more slowly it is a good story about the god Maui and is easy for young children to relate to.4/5(2).Get this from a library!

Maui and the sun: a Maori tale. [Gavin Bishop] -- The Maori people of New Zealand tell this version of the Polynesian folktale in which a trickster uses magical powers to slow the movement of the sun.

Suggested level: junior, primary.How Maui Slowed the Sun by Peter Gossage The telling of one of the most well-known stories in te ao Māori has been republished to appeal to the youngest of readers.

The winner of the Storylines Gaelyn Gordon Award for a much-loved book, How Maui Slowed The Sun, is Peter Gossage’s telling of the tale.